The ESA’s SpaceBok Robot Will Hop Its Way Around Low-Gravity Worlds
The ESA is helping a group of students from Zurich test and develop their hopping exploration robot. Called SpaceBok, the robot is designed to operate on low-gravity bodies like the Moon or asteroids. It’s based on the concept of ‘dynamic walking’, something that animals on Earth use. Rovers like Spirit, Opportunity, and Curiosity have done …
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